An unfinished paper is a waste of time and effort. It may also be the result of poor planning. Plan ahead and it’s almost impossible for your manuscript to go unfinished. Use these 5 proven practices to finish your work and get published.
An unfinished manuscript can make you feel anxious and full of regret. You know you should finish and publish, but something is in your way. This article will help you find what keeps you from publication and how to break through and get published.
The abstract is a short summary of your manuscript. It is extremely important that your abstract is well prepared and sufficiently represents your paper, because the abstract is often the only part of paper that will be read.
Figures in scientific papers catch the reader’s eye. They should clearly and easily show data visually. That includes how you lay them out, scale them, and annotate them. Here’s how to make them more effective.
How much do you love writing your references list? Probably about as much as you love a trip to the dentist. But there are actually ways to make citing references a breeze. Read this article to learn how.
The IMRaD structure gives you a guideline to follow as you draft your manuscript. Starting with the Introduction, you’ll follow this conventional process. This is among our vital tips for scientific writing.
Competition isn’t often discussed in academia, but it sure matters. Citations, funding, prestige – they’re all related to competition. You can “beat” your competition with better writing. Here’s what to do.
Editors working on articles for language do two things: They correct (often following checklists and style guides) and they enhance readability. These two parts of the editing process are both very important.
While simple, concise expression is key to communicating your research clearly, it’s also important to use language that maintains the right tone for a scientific publication that will be read by a highly accomplished audience of researchers.